Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
England > London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 496 307 436
Rank change year-on-year -189 +129 +58
Contract jobs citing CCIE 63 62 127
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.15% 2.19% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 96
10th Percentile £360 " £310
25th Percentile £406 £413 £394
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -
75th Percentile £575 £550 £538
90th Percentile £715 £638 £616
England median daily rate £505 £463 £488
% change year-on-year +9.19% -5.13% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £46.25
England median hourly rate £60.00 - £45.00

CCIE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,497 2,827 5,982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.29% 19.99% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,653 2,029 4,164
10th Percentile £350 £313 £308
25th Percentile £438 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £545 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £600
90th Percentile £725 £665 £700
England median daily rate £500 £481 £470
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.29% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 32 96
10th Percentile £15.00 £18.01 £12.75
25th Percentile £20.43 £24.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate £34.50 £36.75 £31.25
Median % change year-on-year -6.12% +17.60% +38.89%
75th Percentile £49.13 £45.38 £50.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £54.88 £52.50
England median hourly rate £30.00 £33.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.45% -16.25% +73.91%

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CCIE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in London

CCIE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CCIE in London.

Daily rate trend for CCIE in London

CCIE
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CCIE in London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CCIE in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CCIE in London.

Hourly rate trend for CCIE in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the London region over the 6 months to 25 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -58 8 £455 -13.33% 5
South London - 2 £375 - 1
East London -14 1 - - 2
CCIE
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing CCIE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 63 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (87.30%) Cisco
3 39 (61.90%) Firewall
4 34 (53.97%) BGP
5 26 (41.27%) CCNP
6 23 (36.51%) Network Security
6 23 (36.51%) F5
6 23 (36.51%) Data Centre
7 21 (33.33%) Social Skills
7 21 (33.33%) OSPF
8 20 (31.75%) MPLS
9 19 (30.16%) Nokia
10 16 (25.40%) SNMP
10 16 (25.40%) AWS
11 15 (23.81%) WAN
12 14 (22.22%) CCNA
12 14 (22.22%) Migration
12 14 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 14 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 13 (20.63%) IOS XR
13 13 (20.63%) Azure
13 13 (20.63%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (20.63%) VPN
14 12 (19.05%) Ethernet
14 12 (19.05%) Wireless
14 12 (19.05%) Multicast
15 11 (17.46%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (17.46%) DevOps
15 11 (17.46%) Python
15 11 (17.46%) Finance

CCIE
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.40%) AWS
2 13 (20.63%) Azure
3 7 (11.11%) IaaS
4 6 (9.52%) GCP
4 6 (9.52%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (9.52%) PaaS
4 6 (9.52%) SoftLayer
5 1 (1.59%) AWS Direct Connect
5 1 (1.59%) Azure Sentinel
5 1 (1.59%) GitHub
5 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (61.90%) Firewall
2 34 (53.97%) BGP
3 23 (36.51%) Network Security
4 21 (33.33%) OSPF
5 20 (31.75%) MPLS
6 16 (25.40%) SNMP
7 15 (23.81%) WAN
8 14 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 14 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 13 (20.63%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (20.63%) IOS XR
9 13 (20.63%) VPN
10 12 (19.05%) Ethernet
10 12 (19.05%) Multicast
10 12 (19.05%) Wireless
11 11 (17.46%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (15.87%) EIGRP
12 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
13 9 (14.29%) IPv4
13 9 (14.29%) RSVP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 11 (17.46%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Documentation Skills
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.35%) Influencing Skills
5 3 (4.76%) Banking
5 3 (4.76%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Police
6 1 (1.59%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (60.32%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Architect
2 10 (15.87%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Design Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) IP Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Network Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) IP Network Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) IP Design Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) Jinja
1 9 (14.29%) JSON
1 9 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) XMPP
3 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (36.51%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.70%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.17%) CCTV
3 2 (3.17%) Handset
4 1 (1.59%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.59%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (1.59%) Kindle
4 1 (1.59%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Linux
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Migration
2 11 (17.46%) DevOps
2 11 (17.46%) Network Design
3 10 (15.87%) Network Management
4 9 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.94%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (7.94%) Network Virtualisation
5 5 (7.94%) Project Delivery
5 5 (7.94%) Release Management
6 4 (6.35%) SABSA
6 4 (6.35%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.76%) Network Planning
8 2 (3.17%) Change Management
8 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.17%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.17%) Security Architecture
8 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) Python
2 2 (3.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (41.27%) CCNP
3 14 (22.22%) CCNA
4 9 (14.29%) CCIE Service Provider
5 6 (9.52%) Degree
6 5 (7.94%) CISM
6 5 (7.94%) CISSP
6 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
7 4 (6.35%) CCIE Security
7 4 (6.35%) CRISC
7 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 2 (3.17%) CCIE Collaboration
9 2 (3.17%) CCIP
9 2 (3.17%) CCSA
9 2 (3.17%) CCSE
10 1 (1.59%) CNE
10 1 (1.59%) MCSE
10 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.59%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) GDPR
2 1 (1.59%) NIST
2 1 (1.59%) SOC 2
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) VMware NSX
2 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) FortiGate
2 4 (6.35%) Ansible
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.76%) Terraform
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (3.17%) Nagios
5 1 (1.59%) CASB
Vendors
1 55 (87.30%) Cisco
2 23 (36.51%) F5
3 19 (30.16%) Nokia
4 10 (15.87%) Fortinet
4 10 (15.87%) Palo Alto
5 8 (12.70%) VMware
6 7 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 6 (9.52%) Google
7 6 (9.52%) IBM
8 5 (7.94%) Citrix
9 4 (6.35%) Huawei
9 4 (6.35%) Juniper
10 2 (3.17%) ADVA
10 2 (3.17%) Ciena
10 2 (3.17%) Meraki
10 2 (3.17%) Nortel
10 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.59%) AlgoSec
11 1 (1.59%) Aruba
11 1 (1.59%) Zscaler